GRIESHEIM : GERMANY-BRD

*Location:

   Melanchthonkirche
   Brucknerstraße btwn Berliner Straße
     and Bessunger Straße
   Griesheim, Hessen, Germany
   LL: N 45.89561, E 8.57558
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*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   Evangelische Melanchthongemeinde
   Brucknerstr. 18
   D-64347 Griesheim
   T: 06155 61099   F: 06155 61090
   E: kontakt/@/melanchthongemeinde DOTde

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Made between 1945 and 1979

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard carillon of 35 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C  in the treble octave
   Transposition is up one octave
   Keyboard range:     C C   /    ----  
   There are two missing bass semitones
   The whole instrument was installed in 19??
     with bells made by Rincker     
   No auxiliary mechanisms known
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1979
*Links:

The church Website uses a large photo of the building as a background, but the tower is largely obscured by menus.  You may be able to see it all if your Web browser offers a "See Background Image" option; or try this.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Rincker bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by weight.
Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all German non-traditional carillons by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Germany:Hessen.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  5-Apr-16
   based on textual data last updated on 2016/04/02
   and on technical data last updated on 1979/08/07
*Photos:

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